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In Politics, The Advocate presents the latest news about the political world. From Supreme Court rulings to state and federal laws, we report on how politics shapes the day-to-day realities faced by members of the gay community. Read about LGBT leaders like Brian Sims and Tammy Baldwin, and their work to advance the LGBT rights movement in the United States and around the world. Learn about legislation related to same-sex marriage, adoption, and other issues in gay politics that will impact the lives of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender Americans.

It's not just Gen Con and the NCAA. Indiana is home to lots of major events — or at least, it was.

March 28 2015 1:11 PM

Indiana's only the beginning: bills to deny services to LGBTs have appeared in two dozen states under the guise of 'religious freedom.'

March 28 2015 11:05 AM

The Kentucky senator appealed to the far-right-wing of his party during a private prayer breakfast.

March 27 2015 6:49 PM

Everyone from Tim Cook, to Ashton Kutcher, Miley Cyrus, Dustin Lance Black, and even Hillary Clinton, had something to say about Indiana's new 'license to discriminate' law.

March 27 2015 3:40 PM

A century ago, politicians claimed that 'religious freedom' required legal racial segregation. Today, they're making the same claim against LGBTs.

March 27 2015 6:00 AM

A federal judge ensures the Family and Medical Leave Act will not apply to legally-wed same-sex couples who lives in states without marriage equality.

March 26 2015 10:17 PM

The Broadway singer and actress tweeted her disgust with the newly passed Religious Freedom Restoration Act in Indiana.

March 26 2015 8:27 PM
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